This award is intended to promote the internationalization of York University’s curriculum by reducing the financial barriers that prevent students from participating in international study opportunities. Recipient must be registered at York in a degree program and selected to participate in the approved formal exchange program with Jawaharlal Nehru University (administered by York International). Recipient must also demonstrate academic merit (minimum cumulative grade point average of 6.00). The recipient must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or protected person, an Ontario resident and demonstrate financial need.
Application Process

Application forms for the award will be distributed by York International or the program coordinator to participants in the approved programs. Applications will be reviewed after June 1. Awards for successful applicants will be posted to their York Student Account at the beginning of the academic term in which the exchange program occurs.

How to Interpret the Awards Search Results

1. Offered

The time of year when this award is offered. This gives you an idea about when you’ll need to apply for the award. The most common is In-Course (Fall/Winter), indicating that the award happens during the Fall/Winter session.

2. Award Type

The type of award:

  1. Bursaries are based on financial need. Therefore, students with financial need are encouraged to apply.
  2. Scholarships are based on academic merit. Therefore, students with high academic standing are encouraged to apply.
  3. Awards are based on both academic merit and financial need. Therefore, students with high academic standing and financial need are encouraged to apply.

3. Value

The value of this award.

4. No. of Awards

The number of these awards offered each year.

5. Description

Details about the award’s origins, purpose, and eligibility requirements. For example, some awards may require a minimum credit enrolment, a certain grade point average (GPA), enrolment in a specific Faculty, or a certain citizenship status.

6. Application Process

This explains how you can be considered for the award. Many of the awards simply require that you fill out the Student Financial Profile (SFP) for the current session. Other awards may, for example, ask for reference letters and personal statements outlining your extra-curricular involvement.

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